Mary Billie interview for the Seminole Slide & Tape Project

Date: May 10, 1980

Source: S1576 , T80-47, T80-48

Folk Survey: Seminole Slide & Tape Project

Type: Sound

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Two reel-to-reel tapes. T80-47 has been spliced with T80-48. Billie discusses the history of Seminole dollmaking; marketing the dolls to tourists; learning the craft from her grandmother; patchwork; sweetgrass baskets; and other crafts sold to tourists. Her daughter, Claudia John, interprets from the Mikasuki language.

1980 Florida Folk Festival Program

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T80-55Friday evening performances at the 1980 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 2)
T80-56Friday evening performances at the 1980 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 3)
T80-57Saturday morning performances at the 1980 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 1)
T80-58Saturday morning performances at the 1980 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 2)
T80-59Saturday afternoon performances at the 1980 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 1)
T80-60Saturday afternoon performances at the 1980 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 2)
T80-61Saturday afternoon performances at the 1980 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 3)
T80-62Saturday afternoon performances at the 1980 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 4)
T80-63Saturday afternoon performances at the 1980 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 5)
T80-63Saturday evening performances at the 1980 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 1)
T80-64Saturday evening performances at the 1980 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 2)
T80-65Saturday evening performances at the 1980 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 3)
T80-66Saturday evening performances at the 1980 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 4)
T80-67Saturday evening performances at the 1980 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 5)
T80-68Sunday morning performances at the 1980 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 1)
T80-69Sunday morning performances at the 1980 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 2)
T80-70Sunday afternoon performances at the 1980 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 1)
T80-71Sunday afternoon performances at the 1980 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 2)
T80-72Sunday afternoon performances at the 1980 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 3)
T80-73Sunday evening performances at the 1980 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 1)
T80-74Sunday evening performances at the 1980 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 2)
T80-75Sunday evening performances at the 1980 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 3)
T80-76Sunday evening performances at the 1980 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 4)
T80-77Monday morning performances at the 1980 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 1)
T80-79Monday afternoon performances at the 1980 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 1)
T80-80Monday afternoon performances at the 1980 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 2)
T80-81Monday afternoon performances at the 1980 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 3)
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T80-48Mary Billie interview for the Seminole Slide & Tape Project
T81-88James Billie interview for the Seminole Slide & Tape Project
T82-43Judy Bill Osceola interview for the Seminole Slide & Tape Project

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